The wood-stove is not on 24/7 these days as it is getting warmer now. It has been above freezing lately.
Yes, that is warm for us Canadians
I'm past the 'hot flashes' but I still can't sit near a roaring fire without melting.
There have been a few complaints being spewed about, though.
even while they are basking in the warmth of the late winter sun
"I miss the hot box"
"Turn it on already."
So to keep Sierra happy, I offer a little beverage in her favorite bowl. You know, the one that won't disturb her whiskers.
She's so easily distracted.